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511 Ratings

Daddy Longlegs

Go Get Some Rosemary

United States, France, 2009


A swan song to excuses and responsibilities, to fatherhood and self-created experiences, and to what it’s like to be truly torn between being a child and being an adult.

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Daddy Longlegs Directed by Benny Safdie, Joshua Safdie

Critics reviews

The Safdies perceptively catch, with light touches, the boys’ awareness of trouble around them and its part in awakening artistic consciousness. In Daddy Longlegs, the Safdie brothers reveal that what they lived and observed in their childhood on a daily basis, for all its grinding pettiness, has grand, heroic, uncanny dimensions.
August 22, 2017
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